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7 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com
As Linda Reed thought about what it would mean to guide the city during its sesquicentennial year, she considered the help the community's five Founding Fathers needed from numerous people to make the community grow and prosper, she said.
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11 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com
While steers, bucket calves and pigs all have specific requirements to which kids must adhere, she said, no project was more in-depth for her than those "Wascally Wabbits."
16 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com
One of the prime reasons the City of Ottawa and the Franklin County Board of Commissioners struck a revised agreement to fund and operate the joint city-county 911 communications center in November 2013 came to light Wednesday.
Members of the Central Heights school community have jumped into action again to help care for neighbors facing hardship - this time, a family with two students in the school district and a mother who serves on the school board.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 75-year-old rural Princeton man who left his residence at 836 Kentucky Road about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for an unknown destination, according to a sheriff's report.
Less than one month after Richards was sworn in as Franklin County sheriff April 10, 2013, a quadruple homicide rocked the county and tested the local law enforcement agency's mettle like no other event had in decades.
While they weren't stacks of money, the reams and reams of paper did provide a wealth of information about the rural one- and two-room schoolhouses that populated Franklin County for more than 100 years, members of the Franklin County Historical Society said.
A federal grand jury has indicted three people who were arrested in connection with a mid-March robbery of Goppert State Service Bank in Pomona.
12:42 p.m. Saturday, 1900 block of I-35 in Franklin County, Justin Smith, 34, Williamsburg, on suspicion of driving while his license was revoked after being stopped for a traffic infraction.
Former state Rep. Bill Otto, LeRoy, who represented parts of Franklin County before redistricting in 2012 and losing his seat to state House Speaker Pro Tem Peggy Mast, R-Emporia, announced he will switch political affiliation from Republican to Independent.
Sylvester and her husband Russ, owners of Sylvester Ranch, 1906 Kingman Road, Ottawa, were the recent recipients of the 2013 Kansas Master Farmer and Master Farm Homemaker award.